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Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. >>> demonstrators in washington call on u.s. the do more in relation to the kidnapped ghirls nigeria. >>> world press freedom day. >>> on the trail of a deadly disease that found its way to indiana. >>> and the n.b.a.'s latest move to oust clippers' owner donald sterling. . >>> hugs and relief in ukraine as seven european observers held by separatists are freed. it comes a day after fighting in the southern city of odessa killed dozens of pro-russia activists, many in a clash. today the city held visuals to commemorate the dead. at this hour ukraine inches closer to civil war. the military is stepping up its offensive. the conflict is spreading to other parts of the country. paul brennan has the latest from the eastern city of konstantinovka. >> reporter: burning cars and dabry were evidence of what looked like a day of fighting between ukranian soldiers and pro-russian separatists. vehicles and tyres became barricades, set alike to try to keep the government troops at bay. >> there's a lot of victims from both sides, from the civilians and fighters. people who were going to work were insecured
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00pm PDT
weeks. they went to check on the situation in ukraine. in nigeria more than 200 girls are being held hostage. demonstrators from london to new york rallied today to call for their freedom. we are going to take you inside a global push to help these girls. make sure you stay tuned for that. >>> and in los angeles, the clippers are gearing up for a game seven of the playoffs. this after owner donald sterling dominated headlines this week for racist remarks leaked to the media. we have new comments from sterling and the woman, and the woman who leaked his remarks. or is accused of leaking his remarks. a very real possibility of a civil war in ukraine and that borders russia. towns were overrun by armed separatists who believe those towns should be russians. this is happening not on the border but more than 150 miles into ukraine. it's after midnight in ukraine now. government leaders are promising that active military operations will continue when the sun comes up. dozens of civilians and separatists have been killed in the fighting so far and people who live in the region are being tol
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 6:00pm EDT
america. >>> the u.s. has offered to help in locating around 300 young girls abducted in nigeria. it's been more than two weeks since the school girls were kidnapped. frustrated parents have been calling on the government to get help from other countries. dodgeses much people held a rally. they say the government knows where the girls are being hidden but it's not taking any action to gain their freedom. >> we don't know what it is. the government is not doing anything else. everyone is speaking up about this except the government. why 234 lives is not that important to them to do something about that? we are tired of silence. >> the state department still advising on investigative techniques. secretary of state john kerry called it an uncon shownable crime. >> we spoke earlier to jon campbell. he says the boka haram fighter group has been silent putting into question whether they are responsible for the abductor. the government's response has been badly coordinated, there have been demonstrations essentially designed to pressure the government to step up efforts and do something wha
CNN
May 3, 2014 2:00pm PDT
in nigeria. could social media hold the key to bringing their daughters home? ♪ abe! get in! punch it! let quicken loans help you save your money. with a mortgage that's engineered to amaze! thanks, g. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. celebrex can be taken with or without food. and it's not a narcotic. you and your doctor should balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen, naproxen and meloxicam have the same cardiovascular warning. they all may increase the chance of heart attack or stroke, which can lead to death. this chance increases if you have heart disease or risk factors such as
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 4:00pm EDT
playing out in nigeria where hundreds of teenage girls were kidnapped from their school. coming home from war, a former child soldier returns to the village he was kidnapped from. >>>. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here are the top stories remember following at this hour: in ukraine, separatists have freed the european mediators held captive for the last week. the second day of military action is underway as the government in kiev takes back some separatist strongholds. >>> in afghanistan, a rescue operation has been abandoned after a laid slide buried an entire town. afghan officials say over 2,000 people are dead and the recovery focus has shifted to assisting the more than 4,000 people who are displaced. >>> this is world press freedom day and the 126th day of captivity in egypt for three al jazeera journalists who are accused of falsifying news of conspiring with the muslim brotherhood. charges both they and al jazeera deny. the men appeared in court for a 7th time today and were once again denied bail. >>> the u.s. is offering to help locate some 300 young girls abducted fr
CNN
May 3, 2014 12:00pm PDT
in washington today to demand safe return of at least 223 school girls kidnapped in nigeria more than two weeks ago. critics of the nigerian government say officials aren't doing enough to try to rescue these girls and return them. >> and this was the scene in new york where dozens tried to bring attention to the matter. this comes as secretary of state john kerry is in africa where he pledged support to help the nigerian government. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children by obamacare a har a.m. is unconscionable. we will do everything to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes. >> they're accused of abducting them from a boarding school. the group opposes education and human rights groups say the kidnappers use the girls as sex slaves. it is not known where they are now. officials think they were trucked into a remote forest. the failure to find the girls inspired people to speak out around the world, many using the #bringbackourgirls. >> that's the rally cry for nigerians on social media, expressing anguish and trust trags with how they'r
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 11:00am EDT
. >> they are looking for hundreds of girls abducted from a school in nigeria. it is believed there is a group behind the missing. as we report relatives are criticizing the authorities and saying they are left with more questions than answers. >> the confusion is continuing over a how many girls were abducted by armed men from a school northeast of nigeria two weeks ago and the police are saying 276 girls are still missing, out of 300 that were initially taken. a figure far higher than what was previously reported by the government and military. the police say it is because they were visiting students from other schools who are initially unaccounted for. some relatives say it could be true, several of his nieces w e ducted and still missing. >> [indiscernible] from a war zone area. all secondary schools come to do an exam and asparents we are called to write down the children's name that may be lost. those people were not informed. >> they are taking part in the protests over too government and the military's rescuing of the girls. but nobody knows for certain where they are. they believed an armed
CNN
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
that the government has not done enough to save them. social media is making a difference in nigeria. it's where this is happening. we have that story for you. s we. legs, for crossing. feet...splashing. better things than the joint pain and swelling of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. if you're trying to manage your ra, now may be the time to ask about xeljanz. xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a small pill, not an injection or infusion, for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers have happened in patients taking xeljanz. don't start xeljanz if you have any infection, unless ok with your doctor. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests before you start and while taking xeljanz, and routinely check certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common, and if you have ha
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
CNN
May 2, 2014 3:30pm PDT
or the hysteria if that was happening in your town. but since it's happening in nigeria, the world doesn't seem to care very much. and to me, that's absolutely outrageous. >> it's a terrible tragedy. but i hope all of you will keep them in your prayers this weekend. >> absolutely. >> let's check on our fire back results. do you agree with the seattle mayor that the minimum wage should be raised to $15 an hour? right now 54% of you say yes. 46% say no. you should be really happy. >> you actually kind of for it and it turns out you're not. i want to thank you, barbara lee and andy harris. the debate will continue online at cnn.com/crossfire as well as face book and twitter. from the left, i'm van jones. >> from the right, i'm newt gingrich. join us next time for another edition of "crossfire." "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >>> next breaking news, donald sterling speaks out. what he is saying about his alleged mistress v. stiviano tonight. plus, who is the woman behind the visors? one of her friends speaks to "outfront." >>> and a massacre thwarted. pipe bombs, guns, pyrotechnic chemic
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 6:00pm EDT
people. nigeria's government following the kidnapping of hundreds of school girls. yvon ndege has report. >> initially the unministry said 129 girls were being kid nached. but immediately -- kid flapped. latest development the police say no in fact more than 300 girls were taken away and 276 remain missing. now reason for this confusion at least on the police's part, they say is because there were students attending the school who were only there for exams and they're not normally there, hence the inquiries in the numbers. also there are different agencies trying to resolve the assistant. you have the police -- incident. you have police, you have the military, family and parents, and all of them are coming up with different figures as to how many girls were abducted and how many were rescued. one civil rights organization say they have been taken over the border to cameroon and chad, some of them have been forced into marriage, some have been sold for as little as $12 u.s. no verification of these theories. >> killed 11 muslim settlers the attack is believed to be part of an ongoing feud
FOX News
May 2, 2014 2:00pm PDT
they change the cia talking points? maybe, maybe not. in the end, there are 225 women missing in nigeria, little girls. there are endless numbers of friendly fire incidents me finish. >> did you jump to the d block? >> let me finish what i think. hillary clinton said we know islamic radicals kill these people, what difference does it make anymore? >> because they covered it up. if they did it before, they will do it again. >> every administration covers up things. >> should they cover up because it makes the president look bad? >> who cares? who cares? average american is not saying, gee, i wonder what happened with benghazi. go after the fbi, go after all the things we're talking about. we've overkilled this. the republicans are using this for political reasons. not that they don't care about four people dead, do you think it would be in a committee -- >> if you were admitting that this was used to win an election. >> that didn't win an election. it was a piece of winning an election. >> i'm sorry. it was part of him wing. >> it was the flour in the batter. >> if you look at incumbent h
CNN
May 2, 2014 1:00pm PDT
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
CNN
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
? >> mr. chairman, the atrocities prevention board met and looked at nigeria but there has been regular meetings >> they met on c.a.r? >> i can get back to you on that. >> we have not heard outcomes or recommendations from them. i am wondering what role they played because it was stood up with fanfare and there is a great deal of promise. is the promise being met? >> my colleague advised there has been at least one meeting on central africa. >> do you think the recommendations? >> i do not, but i will get back to you. >> it seems like important people like yourself should know what this group is recommending. we stand in brief recess. i have a number of other questions but the vote precludes that. brief recess and we will come back to the second panel and thank you so very much. [inaudible conversations] >> i want to apologize for our witnesses for that delay. we did have a series of vote and there was no way we could cut that shorter. i would like to start with the second panel and start with scott campbell who is the catholic leader in africa. joining crs he has correspondor food aid
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
girls in nigeria. there were protests in new york today near the u.n., and we'll have more on that and what, if anything, the u.s. is doing to help. but we start with that joint news conference in front of the white house rose garden where president obama began with the jobs numbers and a few words on a devastating landslide and in afghanistan. both he and german chancellor angela merkel have tough questions on whether they can reach an agreement on stronger sakes against russia and whether they can bridge the divide between the u.s. and germany on nsa surveillance. president obama also faced a question from the international press about tuesday's botched oklahoma execution. on ukraine both leaders seemed amenable to the possibility of further sanctions that take direct aim at key sectors of the russian economy. sanction that is could potentially damage a sluggish european economy as well. president obama said it all depends on how deeply russia interferes with ukraine in the lead-up to its elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabili
CNN
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
representative, get it passed. >>> still ahead, frustration mounting in nigeria over the lack of progress in finding dozens and dozens and dozens of kidnapped young girls. we're taking a closer look. what can the u.s., if anything, do about this? plus, the search for flight 370 soon begins a whole new phase. ♪ [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. and this park is the inside of your body. see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. >>> more t
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 1:00pm EDT
. and alarming new details about the kidnappings in nigeria. the number of girls kidnapped now higher than reported. >> our current system has gone very far awry... >> there's huge pressure on the police to arrest and find somebody guilty >> i think the system is going to fail a lot of other people. >> you convicted the wrong person >> i find that extraordinarily disappointing... >> to keep me from going to jail, i needed to cooperate. >> somebody can push you in a death chamber >> it's not a joke >> the system with joe beringer only on al jazeera america u >>> again, we are following breaking news out of afghanistan, at least 350 people have been killed in landslide according to the united nations. the fear is the number could grow into the thousands. the slide reportedly burying an entire village in the country's northeast. we're joined by phone now from a correspondent from kaboul. what do we know of the extent of the injuries and casualties. >> reporter: the slide is believed to be been caused by heavy rainfall, and in district [ inaudible ] bordering with china, and now local official
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
over, this one in nigeria, the number of kidnapped school girls missing in the country has risen to 276, far higher than previous estimates. this week protesters have been demanding more government action as nigerian police update the number of escaped girls to 53. the terror network kidnapped more than 300 teen girls two weeks ago and reports say some have been forced into slavery or marriage for as little as $12. nigeria continues to be one of the top stories you mention most, we have a surprise winner in this week's poll for the most underreported story, school resegregation with 19% and those kidnappings in nigeria and atheism, got 56% of the vote. your humble d.j. has heard the request, stay tuned for more on the rise of atheism next week. >>> our call to action, this time we're looking at the special aspect of beauty standards. i speak with mel wimer a candidate for city council in new york who happens to be transgender. >>> the fact is i do respect the press and recognize that the press and i have different jobs to do. my job is to be president. your job is to keep me humble. fra
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 11:30am EDT
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
CNN
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
will bring that to you live. >> and now, nigeria resident s are demanding action from the government to bring back those kidnapped girls. ...for all day relief. "start your engines" we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, turning dreamers into business owners. and we're here to help start yours. turning dreamers into business owners. could mean less waiting for things like security backups and file downloads you'd take that test, right? well, what are you waiting for? you could literally be done with the test by now. now you could have done it twice. this is awkward. check your speed. see how fast your internet can be. switch now and add voice and tv for $34.90. comcast business built for business. ameriprise asked people a simple question: in retirement, will you outlive your money? uhhh. no, that can't happen. that's t
BBCAMERICA
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
in the northeast. the plight of 200 missing schoolgirls uppermost in people's minds. really here in nigeria there are people angry with the government. maybe they should be angry with successful governments. spending here has doubled over five years and stands at $6 billion a year. people are wondering why they don't feel safer now. >> will ross in the nigerian capital after the car bombing. >>> 18 people have died in separate car bombs in two villages in the village of hamh. 11 children are amongst the dead. the attacks took place in the government controlled cities. >>> police in the philippines have arrested dozens of suspects linked to the online blackmail. alleged the suspects persuaded people to expose themselves in front of web cams or send explicit material online. they threatened to send that to relatives unless a payment was made. >>> toronto's mayor is starting a 30 day treatment course as police investigate a new video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine. rob ford announced wednesday he would leave the re-election campaign to get help for substance abuse. >>> now you
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
ABC
May 1, 2014 4:00pm PDT
the failure to rescue hundreds of kidnapped girls in nigeria. >> our first check of the afternoon commute. moving nicely in both directions but traffic will be getting heavier getting into layer hours. for that tippoff between warriors and clippers at ora cell coliseum, or arena later tonight. stay with us more still to come on abc7 news at 4:00. my dad has aor afib.brillation, he has the most common kind... ...it's not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afib puts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why i take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)... ...was proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke. and unlike warfarin, with no regular blood tests or dietary restrictions. hey thanks for calling my doctor. sure. pradaxa is not for people with artificial heart valves. don't stop taking pradaxa without talking to your doctor. stopping increases your risk of stroke. ask your doctor if you need to stop pradaxa before surgery or a medical
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 4:00pm EDT
the group, or to send a strong message. foremanner u.s. ambassador to nigeria, appreciate you joining us today, let's take you around the world today. police arrest add politician on suspicion of murder thanks to a college research project. gary adams used to run the political wing, he now leads an opposition party in northern ireland, he is is expected to having tied to an abduction and murder, taped interviews given to boston college researchers led police to reopen the case then arrest him. adam supporters say the movement is a political tactic ahead of local elections later this month. 60% of the eligible voters turned out for yesterday's election. left completely three years ago, more than 9,000 candidates are competing for 328 seats in the parliament. violence has spiked to the highest in nearly six years. in malaysia a report says it took air traffic controllers 17 minutes to realize that flight 370 was missing. it also shows it took four hours to launch a search and rescue operation. vietnamese air traffic controllers are the ones that let them know. the plane seating plan and th
MSNBC
May 1, 2014 11:00am PDT
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MSNBC
May 1, 2014 8:00am PDT
is mounting in nigeria as mothers and sisters demand its government to step up its efforts to rescue nearly 200 girls that were kidnapped two weeks ago and we'll get the latest from the a.p. chief africa correspondent about reports of a possible deal under way with the captors. plus, a first of its kind law in tennessee would punish pregnant drug users with jail time. the state says it helps protect babies, but some doctors and women's organizations say the law could actually harm children. it's our news nation gut check. join our conversation on twitter and you can find me at tamron hall and my team at "news nation." if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain. this is humira helping me lay the groundwork. this is humira helping to protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. humira is proven to h
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 9:00am EDT
and those in power whose critics accuse those in power of abusing it. >> nigeria's government has told august that it's finding it hard to deal with radical groups, but says it's capable to deal with the challenge. more than 200 girls are still missing from the state or abducted two weeks ago. civil society groups are angry at the government's failure to secure their release. we report. >> these protestors including relatives demand the immediate release of more than 200 school girls. they are angry at the governments response to the kidnapping that happened two weeks ago. the radical group is believed to be behind the abductions. >> you know the insurgents also have their own ways of operating and one challenge you have is that let me use the word defenseless. if you are dealing with somebody you know one-on-one, you can come out and let us talk, but it creates that problem, you know, when we are dealing with people that are faceless, with a group that is faceless. in times of reaching out, it's difficult to reach out to them completely, because they don't come out openly to talk and
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 7:00am EDT
a check of the videos captured by citizens around the world. >> nigeria demanding action from the government following the disappearance of 230 students from a northern village, most girls. instagram user capturing this demonstration as the women call for the girls to be brought back home. you may recall they were taken two weeks ago by armed men believed to be part of a militant group. >> management at an oil refinery in ghana say supply will not be affected following a deadly blast there earlier this week. that is video from it. a smoke cloud rising, people running from the scene. one was killed in the explosion. >> the heavens providing this for people in new zealand, a beautiful display lighting up the night sky. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. up next, the rallies taking place around the world today and the violence that's erupted from may day demonstrations. >> first let's check temperatures around the nation today. things appear to be getting warmer. >> a little bit. now that that front has gone through, some places have dropped but now that the front has gone thr
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 8:00pm EDT
until the missing girls come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> sinn fein terrorist gerry adams is under arrest. suspected of killing a belfast mother of 10. admitto the kidnapping and killing wrongfully believing she was an informant. adams turned himself in for questioning and that he is innocent. >>> arrested for immigration reform in washington, d.c. all of mayor families have been pulled apart by deportation. the preteens and teens say they are fighting for their undocumented parents and siblings. u.s. government estimates 60,000 will cross into the u.s. alone. one boy hopes to reunite with his father in houston. paul beban has that story. >> a vast remote desert surrounds the city of nogales. a fence slices through it. this teenagers and two cousins have traveled 2400 miles to make it here to the mexican side of this border town. >> translator: my name is axel fernandez and i'm 15 and from honduras. >> one of the most violent cities in the world. after crossing illegally, collectively known as the beast. a dangerous and dusty free ride more than 1400 miles all the way to the bord
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm EDT
come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> more than two dozen syrian children have allegedly been killed in an airstrike on a school in aleppo. syria's largest city in a flash point of violence in the war of control. james bays has the story. >> every day for three years there have been bombs and bloodshed across the area. ththe rescuers are still searchg the debris, but the majority of those who died here are school children. they were drawing images of the violence they themselves experienced, brutality no youngster should ever have to endure. they've drawn images of the future they want for their nation. a future that they will now not live to see. in the u.n. and new york, expressions of shock but deadlock around the security council table will again mean no action. >> it's absolutely horrific what is happening day by day. men, women, and children are targeted and it's a flagrant violation of the tenants of war. the security council in similar situations we have come together around humanitarian issues, and have passed robust security council resolutions. the political differences am
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2014 8:00am PDT
in nigeria where the people are demanding that the government do much more to rescue nearly 180 girls kidnapped from a school two weeks ago, because they were being educated. we will get an update on the disturbing story that has moved so many of you. and plus this. >> it was clear that we weren't going to be able to come out of the cathedral by conventional route. >> right now, the officials are investigating how a woman fell 20 feet, and became trapped inside of a bell tower for hours. that is one of the stories that we are following on the "newsnation." >> and controversy for the unemployed. britain is forcing the jobless to volunteer for half a year, and show up to volunteer or get training. this policy a lot of people has people talking, and thinking that, perhaps lawmakers here might try it. is it going too far? it is the "newsnation" gut check. zero heartburn. woo hoo! [ male announcer ] prilosec otc is the number one doctor recommended frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight years. one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight y
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
to protest in nigeria tomorrow in the capital. they want to put pressure on the government to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted earlier this month. the family members of the missing girls will hold a rally. >>> secretary of state, john kerry, traveling to central africa this week, focusing on regional conflicts, including fighting in the sudan, more efforts to bring peace. >> reporter: in his stronghold in nasa, the leader of south sudan's rebels receive the u.n. human rights chief. she came to south sudan to discuss the human rights situation. the situation that the rebel leader said troubled him. >> 35 minute, and gave him the concerns. about protections in the video. we received assurances from him that he himself has been investigating the human rights of violations. >> reporter: the visit took place after two recent mass killings, in the town of benty, hundreds of people who sought shelter in a hospital and a mosque were massacred. armed youth attacked civilians that thought they would be safe at a you knew base. dozens were killed, including children. >> you could
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 1:00pm EDT
into the petroleum business and refineries. nigeria, a major producer. why have you done that? and why did it take you so long? >> well, thank you very much. first of all, we try as much, first of all, to avoid dealing in oil, because, you know, the impression is that once you are dealing in oil, you are dealing in corruption, you are dealing in a lot of things. we wanted to make through the real industry, you know, by growing our industries in foods, mainly, also in mines. our company has grown that we believe that, look, today, almost the -- the only work in rye finerieses in africa is in two countries, one in south africa, and the one in cotedivoire. and the best way for us to help africa is to make sure not only we make nigeria the subcontinent in times of products, because almost 95% of the petroleum products that are imported into the subso hairen continent, and we think we cannot continue with that, especial will i with the population growth. so we decided to do a refinery. we've increased it go to 500,000 barrels a day, with a pet roe chemical complex. >> if anyone can revolutionize that p
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am PDT
missing two weeks after they were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern nigeria, the girls were taken away in trucks and buses after a midnight raid on the dormitories by dozens of armed men. before leaving their abductors or t torched the school leaving it in ruins. the nigerian authorities are leading it on one of the most murderous terrorist organizations, an islamic fun da damtallist group that means education is dangerous. is there any indication that the girls are alive at this point? >> there have been no signs for more than a week now, tamron. for a week after they were kidnapped, some managed to escape, and we think 50. there are more than 200 still missing accord ting to the head mistress and all kinds of stories around it. the parents of these girls actu actually put money together, bought fuel and went into the very dangerous forest where boca are known to have hideouts. the parents said they passed three hamlets where the villagers said they had seen the girls with the abductors, and they finally came to a point where someone said it is way too dangerous for th
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 12:00pm EDT
you get investors comfortable with africa? when they look at a country like nigeria and they see a toernment that is willing fire the central bank governor, a guy who was cleaning up their banking system, how do they get comfortable? how do you make them comfortable? >> you are right. think he is one of the best central bank governors in the world and was doing very positive things. sub-saharan africa is not one integrated country. it is 46 different countries and each will be different. some are in better shape for investment than others. we do think nigeria is a big and important opportunity. i think what our business model has differentiated in many investors in africa starts with our decision to raise urban and equity and list on the london stock exchange. for the companies we are looking to acquire that is a big positive. it is permanent equity, it is not going to come out when the lp wants it to come out. i think the second part of the business model that differentiates us is we do not think of ourselves as just investors. we really think of ourselves as operators. position
CNBC
Apr 28, 2014 9:00am EDT
about other emerging markets. should i invest in nigeria or banks in the middle east for example? where are you putting money at all in that? we are. but carefully. one moust look at how demographics are emerging in markets. they allow you to divers fi more broadly. gold real estate and cash. >> how much of your assets are in gold right now. we are in 3 and 4%. we think people should have gold as some time. there is a risk if the fed should start to decline long-term real interest rates will gain and that will be bad for gold. we have active versus passive management. you are moving stuff around the world all the time. about a shird of your money is in this active piece of your money. >> we believe in passive management. we believe the etf's do a good job. which class do you want to be in? >> thank you for being with us. biggest etf adviser in the united states. >> back to you. we are just over an hour into trading. let's send it over to don chu. >> apple shares you can see they are up 3% and that is after an 8% move karl back over tow. >> when we come back your chance to get in on the
Al Jazeera America
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am EDT
's related diseases. al jazeera, south sudan. >> nigeria is missing out on billions of dollars of tax revenues because of widespread corruption in the oil industry. the government said it's trying to crackdown. we have reports from the capitol. >> drivers get their gas. it has produced locally and then e ported and finally reimported for sale to the nigeria public. nigeria lacks the capability to extract its oil, so it needs investors. when some of them come they under report the amount they produce and the profit they make in a trend called mispricing. the enormity of this problem has forced nigeria to seek international help. >> it's a challenge that results and effects the inter continent. when you have natural resources some of the natural resources contracts and the way they're shaped also allows room for some of these things to happen. >> reporter: this is how some companies do it. if the current cost of oil is $100 a barrel, they may sell it at artificially low price of $60 $60. the company declares little profit and pays little taxes in nigeria and then sells that oil to a thi
Al Jazeera America
Apr 25, 2014 8:00pm EDT
of freedom. this woman had to flee with her children there nigeria, they hate their life here and that fills her with guilt. >> they make decision for me, they make decision for my children. i have no self. they have taken my dignity and freedom away from me. >> reporter: how could it be that ireland with his famines and history of oppression could have got such a bad reputation for caring for those in need. >> it's very difficult to see why ireland is still signed up to the refugee convention, when in fact it does not live by the spirit of it, even if it has in place a system for deciding asylum claims. >> reporter: the government refused an interview, the ministers are on the record as saying direct provision is the cheapest way to deal with people who are in ireland illegally. lawrence lee, al jazeera, dublin. >>> in washington today the deportation of immigrants was the focus of a protest at the u.s. immigration and customs enforcement headquarters. the obama administration has been averaging nearly 400,000 deportations of immigration violators every year. the protesters want the preside
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